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May 1, 2014 8:00am PDT
regime's consent, but that's likely to draw a veto from russia. the un's top human rights official is warning the power struggle in the south sudan is tearing the country apart. thousands of died and more than one million people have fled their homes and clashes erupted between government troops and 'spporters of the country sacked vice president. south sudan is on the verge of catastrophe. >> the leaders, instead of seizing the chance, in a war published -- an impoverished nation, have embarked on a power struggle that has brought these people to the verge of catastrophe. the ukrainian government says it has lost control of the rest of the east as pro-russian separatists expand their reach. ,hey blamed in activity helplessness, and criminal the trail among ukrainian forces. ims havecomes as the approved a $70 billion bailout. announcedng directors the two-year package. >> urgent action was necessary. decisive measures were taken by ukraine and they have just been taken by the imf. there has been a very strong endorsement for the program, which will release over the next two years
Apr 29, 2014 8:00am PDT
restricting licenses for certain u.s. exports to russia. ukraine,ensions in the the u.s. and european union have imposed new sanctions on russia. the national basketball association is set to announce its response today to the racist comments of los angeles clippers owner donald sterling. emerged friday, sterling lambastes his girlfriend for posting a picture with nba legend magic johnson and not to post pictures associated with black people. >> we will get reaction from the nations sports columnist dave zirin. theont is poised to become first day to require the labeling of gmos. >> we do not want to continue to be guinea pigs. we want to have a choice. >> we will speak with vermont state senator david zuckerman. he is also an organic farmer. all that and more coming up. welcome to democracy now!,, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. the white house is releasing a new set of guidelines to address the epidemic of sexual assault on college campuses. a new task force report urges colleges to report anonymous surveys and adopt proven strategies for combating assaul
Apr 28, 2014 8:00am PDT
and camp bastion. they have not declined the cla im. the u.s. has announced new sanctions on russia and the continued standoff over the crisis in ukraine. speaking today in manila, president obama said he would expand the list targeting russian individuals and firms with financial and diplomatic penalties. >> russia has not yet chosen to move forward. the sanctions represent the next stage in a calibrated effort to change their behavior. we do not yet know whether it will work. ift is why the next phase, we saw further russian aggression toward ukraine -- could be sectoral sanctions. targeted and addressing sectors like banking or the defense industries. >> tensions in ukraine remain high with continued violence. pro-russian separatist seized a group of monitors for the security and cooperation group. want toratists say they trade the monitors for a group of their jailed activists. meanwhile, the mayor of ukraine's second-largest city has been seriously wounded in a shooting. doctors say the mayor is fighting for his life. about 200 girls remain missing nearly two weeks after they w
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